Governance and administration


LWARB Statement of Accounts for the Year Ending 2017-18

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

The LWARB Accounts for the Year Ending 2017-18 have been audited by Grant Thornton, who concluded their audit on 3 August 2018 and issued an unqualified opinion on the accounts and an unqualified conclusion on the Board’s arrangement for securing economy, efficiency and effectiveness in its use of resources.

Draft accounts were published on this website on 1st June 2018 and were available for public inspection between 1st June and 19 July.

Any queries or regarding this audit should be addressed to the auditor, Grant Thornton UK LLP, 30 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AG.

Statement of Accounts 2017-18 Click here

Corporate governance framework

The operation of the Board and its committees is governed by its Standing Orders which incorporate the relevant sections of the GLA Act 1999 (as amended by the GLA Act 2007) and the London Waste and Recycling Board Order 2008.

The current committee structure of the Board (including committee terms of reference), the Scheme of Delegated Authority and the Board’s Risk Management Strategy are also attached below.

Previous years

Internal audit

LWARB’s internal auditors, Mazars Public Sector Internal Audit Ltd, have performed a review of the LWARB’s core financial systems and corporate governance arrangements surrounding all of LWARB’s work streams.

2017/18 Audit Reports

2016/17 Audit Reports


Members of the Board are entitled to reclaim expenses incurred in carrying out their role as Board Members. A summary of expenses claimed is available on request.

Hospitality register

Board and Committee Members are required to register any gifts or hospitality received over a value of £25 in relation to their work for the London Waste and Recycling Board. The current register is available on request. Please contact Adam Leibowitz

Register of members interests

Members of the Board are required to submit a declaration of interests. Full details of the requirement can be seen in appendix SO3 of the Standing Orders.

The Standing Orders and the individual declarations are available on request. Please contact Adam Leibowitz